Community Foundation

Resource
Released: 03/2008

Adopted by the Council on Foundations' Community Foundation Leadership Team on 3/4/2008, this document outlines the official definition of a community foundation.

Find More By
Resource Type: Best Practice



Resource
Released: 01/2013

Through 2013, people age 70 1/2 and older can transfer up to $100,000 of IRA assets to public charities without triggering federal income taxes today or estate tax in the future. This fact sheet from the Council on Foundations outlines the legislation and the details.

Find More By
Resource Type: Fact Sheet



Resource
Released: 12/2013

The Wealth Creation and Rural Livelihoods is a community of practice for practitioners, researchers, policymakers, funders and others exchanging ideas, tracking issues and opportunities.

Find More By
Resource Type: External Link



Resource
Released: 11/2013

Jointly produced by the Knight Foundation and the Fund for Our Economic Future, the report captures insights from the Fund’s successes and struggles promoting funder collaboration in Northeast Ohio since its inception in 2004. It also provides valuable lessons for foundations, businesses and civic leaders partnering to address economic and societal challenges too large to be solved by any single organization in cities and regions around the country.

Find More By
Resource Type: External Link



Resource
Released: 03/2007

This guide will help you understand the basics of community endowments and how to create one.

Find More By
Resource Type: Forum PublicationResearch



Resource
Released: 05/2010

A joint study by Convio, Edge Research and Sea Change Strategies analyzes mobile trends and adoption rates across Gen Y, Gen X, Baby Boomers and Mature donors.

Find More By
Resource Type: ResearchSurvey Results



Resource
Released: 08/2008

A focus on racial equity can increase your effectiveness at every stage of the grant making process. Explores how a racial equity lens can help you scan your field or community, cultivate new leaders, encourage creative approaches, and nourish change inside your own foundation from Grantcraft. This guide was developed in partnership with the Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity.

Find More By
Resource Type: Best Practice



Resource
Released: 05/2010

The purpose of this case study is to share with other foundations some of the benefits and lessons learned thus far by the Foellinger Foundation as grantees have implemented an unconventional type of grant.

Find More By
Resource Type: Case Study



Resource
Released: 05/2013

This report from the James Irvine Foundation provides practical tools to help you take on leadership roles in your community, with insights and experiences from a variety of community foundations.

Find More By



Resource
Released: 02/2009

The Rural Development Philanthropy Learning Network is a diverse group of community foundations and funds, and philanthropic and rural development organizations that exchange experience, knowledge and skills to increase rural assets and improve rural livelihood.

Find More By
Resource Type: External Link



Pages